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Push : Game review

I discovered games from the developer ‘Rainbow Train’ a while back, Hook is one of my all time favourites from them still – check out my review here after reading about this one. This one is simply called ‘Push’ and is another cleverly crafted game that I reckon is a must if you like puzzle

Ok. I’m back! Review : Blue Light Filter- Night Mode, Eye Care

My last post was to advertise this blog/site for sale, but I have had second thoughts. Partly because I finally have more time on my hands to write again but also because of many encouraging messages from the faithful readers – thank you, I really appreciate the support. Readers may not realise the time it

Microsoft Launcher

I’ve written about installing new launchers on phones or tablets before and there is a wide range available. This is Microsoft’s offering that is based on the excellent Arrow launcher. If you are a user of Office 365, OneDrive or an Outlook.com or Hotmail account and want easier access to the Microsoft programs, then this

Microsoft Solitaire Collection

If you are a fan of Microsoft’s solitaire app on Windows, they have made it available for Android now. The Microsoft Solitaire Collection has 5 games to play, they are – KLONDIKE Timeless & Classic Solitaire. Clear all the cards from the table using one or three-card draw. Also try out Traditional or Vegas scoring.

July : Apps/Games now free or reduced

I’ll post these lists each month now to keep you all up to date whenever a previously paid app or game is offered for free or at a reduced price in the Play Store. There are always plenty of apps & games that are put on special, sometimes for just a few days, but I

Kingwear KW18 Smartwatch Review

As most readers of this blog know by now, I’m a sucker for a gadget. I went off watches for a time, preferring to tell the time with my phone, but since getting a flip cover for my Huawei and found it annoying to have to open the cover everytime. I had been thinking about

How to set up a WiFi Hotspot on your phone

Mobile internet devices are handy, no doubt about it, but if your mobile phone is on a plan with plenty of data why not use it instead on your tablet or laptop? I recently advised someone to do this and she saved her and her husband $30 a month. The Telstra rep she spoke to cancel

Want Free Spotify? – How to make your own!

I while back (3 years ago now) I wrote about the Spotify app and while it is still a great app to have, the ads are annoying unless you pay for the Premium version. The Google Play Music service isn’t as widely known about as it should be and using it is a great way to

Review : Nexbox A95X Android TV Box

A while back I wrote a review of the Rikomagic Android Mini PC that turned out to be a bit of a lemon that still sits in the bottom drawer of my desk along with other gadgets that I bought that turned out to sound better than they really turned out to be. Last month I

Google Family Library – signup and save money

Many of us just stick to free apps and games but there are a large number of paid apps that are well worth the small outlay to get. It can get a little more costly if other members of your family buy the same app or game, so Google recently introduced a great feature called

ABC ME : A handy video app for the grandkids

The Australian ABC service is a fantastic community resource – as an aside, it’s still under attack by the current government – check out Friends of the ABC to see – and they have a range of apps to complement their services, they released a new one last year aimed at children – ABC ME.

Launchers : What are they and how to install a new one?

Although it is the ‘silly season’ of Xmas and holidays I have been remiss in not writing posts for the blog – I promise to do better ! A recent comment by Brian on my post about the Huawei GR3 phone changed my topic for this post – hopefully it will help others too. Launchers
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